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Coffee may help colon cancer patients’ longevity, study finds

In addition to possibly helping to protect the liver, coffee could also aide in colon cancer patients’ longevity, according to a new study. In a study of 1,171 patients with advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer, researchers found that increased coffee intake “was associated with [a] lower risk of disease progression and death,” according to the… Read More »

COVID-19 disproportionately affects health coverage of minorities, study finds

At least five million Black and Hispanic people could lose their health insurance as a result of the pandemic, according to a new analysis from Avalere. The healthcare consulting firm used insurance distribution rates by race prior to the pandemic and the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ February to April unemployment figures to estimate the number… Read More »

Coronavirus: Compliance with social distancing during early stages linked to working memory, study finds

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims compliance in America with social distancing during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic is linked to working memory. The study, “Working memory capacity predicts individual differences in social-distancing compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States,” assessed the working memory,… Read More »